Expert Comment, Rob Corbet – Data Protection Ireland, Vol. 11 Issue 5


While much of the hype around the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) has focused on the threat of large fines under Article 83, there has also been a creeping nervousness about the practical effects of Article 82. Article 82 provides for a right to compensation for ‘material or non-material damage’ suffered as a result of a breach of the GDPR, while Article 80 permits class-actions in limited circumstances.

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